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Indicators & warning lights: understanding your Kia’s dashboard

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 9:55 am   /   Cars, Latest News, Owner's Circle, Technical

Your car’s dashboard is a hub of vital information to assist you while you drive. The instrument cluster – located right behind the steering wheel – is especially helpful when you are on the road. Complexly wired but simply presented, the car’s control panel is designed to indicate signs of trouble.   Those who have […]

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The enhanced KIA Soul arrives in South Africa

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 11:46 am   /   Cars, Featured, News

(JOHANNESBURG) May 2, 2017 – Following its unveiling at the Paris Motors Show in September 2016, the enhanced KIA Soul this week makes its arrival on South African shores. Featuring a number of design updates, the Soul’s up-to-date styling is complemented by the introduction of a new turbo diesel-powered entry-level model. The KIA Soul has […]

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KIA Motors South Africa awards R115,000 to various South African charities

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 3:47 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors South Africa recently awarded R115,000 to various South African charities as the final part of its Sharenet Stockpicks Charity Challenge. The Charity Challenge, an extension of the eight month long Sharenet Stockpicks Challenge, saw some of South Africa’s most influencial financial personalities go head to head in order to find out who could […]

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Are side mirrors becoming a thing of the past?

Posted: April 19, 2017 at 3:15 pm   /   Featured, Owner's Circle

Are side mirrors becoming a thing of the past? With the advent of self-driving cars and autonomous technologies, new laws and regulations are now making it possible for automakers to replace side mirror systems with cameras and monitors. While seemingly uncanny, this mirrorless design is already starting to show up as an experimental concept in […]

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Geneva: KIA reveals Stinger, Picanto & two plug-in hybrids

Posted: March 7, 2017 at 2:33 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

Today at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, KIA Motors unveils four new models. The new KIA Stinger fastback sports sedan makes its European premiere, alongside the all-new KIA Picanto city car, which makes its global debut. Advanced powertrain technology features in two other new KIA models on show for the first time – the […]

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Next Level Value: The new KIA Sorento 2.2 CRDi LS Auto

Posted: March 2, 2017 at 10:48 am   /   Featured, News

New derivative to bolster Sorento range’s accomplishment with unrivalled practicality, functionality and value for money KIA Motors South Africa this week expands its Sorento line-up with the introduction of the new Sorento 2.2 CRDI LS. The new derivative complements the range’s previous entry point, the Sorento 2.4 LS, by offering the same award-winning design, superior […]

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Bon voyage! KIA Motors South Africa bids adieu to Zian van Heerden

Posted: March 1, 2017 at 11:40 am   /   Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors South Africa yesterday said ‘bon voyage’ to Zian van Heerden, one of the company’s longest serving senior executives. As of today, 1 March 2017, Zian will move into the position of Vice President of Sales at Renault South Africa, another business unit within the recently formed MOTUS Group, of which KIA Motors South […]

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Extreme winter testing regime for all-new Kia Stinger

Posted: February 28, 2017 at 12:20 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

The Kia Stinger is being plunged into the depths of Arctic winter for the latest stage in its development, ahead of its market introduction in the second half of 2017. Moving from the company’s European test base at the infamous Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany, engineers are now subjecting Kia’s new fastback sport sedan to extreme […]

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KIA Sportage 2007-2009 Safety Recall

Posted: February 23, 2017 at 9:48 am   /   Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors South Africa (Pty) Ltd will conduct a safety recall on 305 KIA Sportage models manufactured in Korea between 9 August 2007 and 22 May 2009 to diagnose the vehicle’s Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit. The Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit monitors individual wheel speeds and will, when determined, operate the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and […]

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A look at KIA’s global production network

Posted: February 22, 2017 at 11:53 am   /   Featured, Kia Global

In 1974, Kia assembled its very first passenger car – the Brisa – at the Sohari production plant. As country’s very first fully-integrated automobile manufacturing plant, our facilities at Sohari came to be known as the birthplace of the Korean automobile industry. Starting from these humble beginnings, Kia now produces more than 3 million cars […]

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